Mission Debriefing: EDS

For those of you not familiar with EDS, it is every bit a mission to seek out new lines of business and to fit more meetings into a three-day event than the human biological clock can reasonably handle. This year, there were some marked differences at EDS: There was no keynote event that brought all…

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America II to Distribute AMIC Memory

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest independent distributors of semiconductors and passive components, has finalized an authorized distribution agreement with AMIC Technology Corporation, a world-class manufacturer of memory ICs. “One of our goals is to continue building a robust line card,” said Jim Magee, President at America II…

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Lattice & Digi-Key Sign Global Agreement

HILLSBORO, Ore. — Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) and Digi-Key Corporation today announced they have signed a global distribution agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Digi-Key is authorized to sell Lattice's complete portfolio of innovative low power, low cost FPGA, PLD and programmable power management design solutions. “Digi-Key is pleased to partner with Lattice…

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IEEE Standards on TVs Go to Ballot in a Month

BANNOCKBURN, Ill. — WHAT: Two IEEE standards on setting criteria for environmentally preferable electronic equipment will soon be balloted. Although technically voluntary, these standards, under the Environmentally Preferable Electronics Assessment Tool (EPEAT) umbrella of standards, become de facto regulations due to President Obama’s Executive Order 13514 Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance that…

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Digi-Key Stocks Arduino Prototyping Platform

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, now stocks the Arduino advanced prototyping platform and accessories. Arduino is a tool for computer development that can sense and control more of the physical world than a…

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Supply Chain Worries Grow at Tech Firms

Now that we may be seeing the light at the end of this recession, technology companies are apparently getting concerned about their ability to keep up with an improving economy. For each of the last five years, professional services firm BDO USA LLP has examined annual 10-K filings of the 100 largest publicly traded technology…

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L-Com Joins Heilind’s Distribution Network

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. — L-com, Inc., a global leader in the manufacture of wired and wireless connectivity products, has partnered with Heilind Electronics (Wilmington, MA), the largest interconnect distributor in the world, to make its connector products available through Heilind’s distribution network. Heilind has 22 sales offices and five warehouses across North America and Mexico.…

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Avnet Stocks TE Standard Antennas

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Avnet Express, part of the Avnet Electronics Marketing operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), announces the immediate availability of standard antennas from TE Connectivity (TE), along with a quick reference selector guide. The recently released family of TE antennas includes surface mount, tab mount, surface mount over ground and chassis mount…

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